Posts Categorized: halloween party ideas

Glitter-Frosted Pumpkins

Pumpkin crafting! Here we go! Two weeks into my internship with Rachel, I decided to join in on the crafting fun! Feeling inspired by the My Chic Life plethora of DIY posts (compliments of Mandy), I set out for the pumpkin patch on a mission. I wanted to start small, so I did so with… Read more »

Halloween Creepy Cocktails

Another creepy creation from the Halloween segment that you can use at your Halloween Party this weekend!! The Black Widow Garnish martini glass with red sugar rim. Shake cranberry juice in a cocktail shaker with ice and pour into the bottom of a martini glass. Shake BlaVod (black vodka) in a shaker with ice. Pour… Read more »

Halloween Candy Bar

Another fun idea for your Halloween party is a candy bar. I like to use the same color candy when I do these because I think it adds some visual interest, but you can fill them with whatever your heart desires. In this case I filled apothecary vases with orange candy and labeled each one… Read more »

Paranormal Playlist

Don’t worry Ghouls and Goblins, we wouldn’t show you all these little tricks (and treats) to set up the perfect Halloween party and forget the music… Here’s your Perfect Paranormal Playlist! Disturbia-Rihanna Werewolves of London- Warren Zevon Devil In Disguise- Elvis Presley Witchy Woman- Eagles I Put A Spell On You- Creedence Clearwater Revival Don’t… Read more »

Ghoulish Grub

In need of something creepy to serve on your Halloween Boo-ffet?? Try these tasty treats. These are Eye Ball Appetizers made by putting a small piece of black olive into the end of a green olive then adding both to a bocaccini (mozzarella ball) and placing them all on a slice of salami. If you… Read more »

Boo-tiful Gift Bags

The perfect gift bag for your Halloween party this weekend. Fill it with tricks or treats for your festive party goers! Everything came from Michael’s Craft Store… it’s brown paper bags, sparkly black halloween stickers, gift tags, and black ribbon. Attach stickers to the tags, then use a hole punch to string black ribbon through… Read more »

Halloween Deadly Desserts

These are the spooky “Graveyard Parfaits” i made for my morning news segment the other day. My intention was that they look like layers of dirt below a grave, here’s what I used. The lowest layer is chopped peanuts, then graham crackers that I ground down in a food processor (to look like sand), then… Read more »

Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Sticks

These are the chocolate dipped pretzel sticks I made for the Fox 5 Halloween Segment, if you’re curious how to recreate them yourself read on! For each kind (white chocolate and milk chocolate) I melted down chocolate chips with a little milk (maybe a tablespoon) over medium heat (stirring continuously). Then I dipped the pretzel… Read more »

About The Chic

Back in 2004 when I was looking to name my events company, I stumbled across the word 'Chic' in an old dictionary. The definition was: “a fashionable lifestyle, ideology, or pursuit”. I fell in love with the word and the idea that chic is the pursuit of something better, prettier, or cooler than you are today. Chic isn’t a state of being or even a destination, chic is the journey you take on the way to something greater. ~Rachel

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Question: From RJ in Los Angeles Hi Rachel! We had a gathering last night where quite a few kids (mostly toddlers) showed up with their parents. My husband and I are childless, but love kids and aren’t afraid of messes/things breaking, etc. But, one of the mothers made a comment about “another friend of hers… Read more »

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